Education.

University of Michigan | Aug 2018 - May 2020
MS in HCI

Purdue University | Aug 2014 - May 2018
BSc. in Computer Graphics Technology
Concentration: Human Centered Design & Development, Web Development

Work.

UX Specialist
May 2019 - Aug 2019

Culturally Situated Design Tools (CSDT), MIImproved CSDT's web design to enable more effective learning using its visual programming software. The summer on-site workshops gained very positive results in terms of improving junior/ high school students' interest in STEM majors.

UX Consultant
May 2019 - Aug 2019

Engagement Learning Office Internship | University of MichiganHelped the School of Information recruit program clients through communicating UX project ideas and thorough proposal scoping. The office was able to recruit a total of 356 projects by the end of summer.

User Test Specialist
Jan 2019 - Feb 2019

City of Detroit & Data Driven Detroit, MIInformed the City of Detroit how to further improve its open data app portal by conducting 30-minute user tests with seven Detroit citizens and synthesizing test data.

Web Designer
Jan 2018 - May 2018

Center on Aging and Life Course (CALC) | Purdue UniversityRedesigned CALC's website to better display its updates and to allow easier search of faculty members. Delivered style guides to help web developer program the website.

Project.

UX/ UI Team Lead
Jan 2019 - Dec 2019

Free Speech Technology | University of MichiganLed the UI programming sub-team to redesign and program a minimum viable product for an encrypted microblogging app. The alpha testing was able to attract a hundred students to register.

UX Researcher, Designer
Jan 2019 - May 2019

CEDER | School of Education, University of MichiganImproved CEDER's website to enable scholars and educational program leads to locate desired CEDER services and connect with them more efficiently.

UX Designer
Sept 2018 - Dec 2018

Cryo-EM VR Training | Purdue Cryo-EM FacilityDeveloped a VR training system to help new lab researchers learn complicated equipment more quickly with less risk. The project was awarded 1st place at the 2018 Purdue Hitchhiker's Symposium.

UX Designer
March 2017 - May 2017

Mixed-reality Service Design | Purdue UniversityHelp children ages 8-14 conquer the “fourth-grade slump” and transition into a new level of reading difficulty by prototyping a mixed-reality book-finding experience in Microsoft Hololens.

UX Designer,
Team Lead
Jan 2017 - May 2017

YWCA Greater Lafayette, INHelped YWCA Greater Lafayette to develop a solution that expands the reach for providing information and support to victims of dating/domestic violence through implementing a new website.

UX Designer
Sept 2016 - Dec 2016

CityBase, Inc., Chicago, IL (remote)Provided an efficient way for citizens to engage with their cities through designing a mobile application that helps taking advantage of a variety of services and facilities within city parks.